McDonald Sideliners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the high school. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome.


Rayen School Class of 1959 will meet for its monthly luncheon at noon Wednesday at Cassese’s MVR, 410 N. Walnut St., Youngstown. All classmates, spouses and guests are welcome. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month.

South High School Class of 1953 will have a monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Johnny’s in Boardman. All classmates and guests are welcome. No reservations are needed. Those interested in attending may call Ray Melewski at 330-792-2434 or Lois Klein at 330-757-4680.


Girard Liberty Kiwanis will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Golf Dome, 1300 N. State St.

Moose Club looking for former and new members in Youngstown and Niles area to begin meetings. Any first responders, volunteers or military are welcome, and the $60 membership fee will be waived. For information, call Randy from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 330-989-5149.

Stitches in Time will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Salem Public Library in the Quaker Room. Bring a project to work on. No registration is required. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month and is a get together for anyone who enjoys knitting and other crafts. For information, call the library at 330-332-0042 or email


Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following neighborhood group meetings: Austintown Stitch and Share will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road., for trade day. Bring fabrics, patterns, and trim to swap with others. Note meeting place change. For information, call Bonnie at 330-402-5382; Designing Women machine embroidery group will meet at 11 a.m. next Friday at Niles Park, 34 W. Park Ave., to meet at the swimming pool parking lot. For information, call Shirley at 330-969-5020; Howland Happy Stitchers will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday for a picnic at Nancy’s house. Note meeting place change. For information, call Carol at 330-856-4827; and Sewphisticates will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Shepherd of the Valley, 4100 N. River Road NE, Warren. The theme is sculpting fabric. For information, call Diane at 234-855-7610.


St. Rose Quilting Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the parish house.


Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Canfield. For information, call Bob Mitzel, president at 575-910-1456.


D.A.R.E. has scheduled the following activities: 7 p.m. Monday, meet at Dairy Queen in Cornersburg for dessert; 6 p.m. Tuesday for Bocce in Boardman Park; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday for music at Woodworth Park, Western Reserve Road; Thursday, no meeting at the church; 9 a.m. Friday to meet at Perkins in Canfield for a road trip to Rogers Flea Market.


Struthers Historical Society, 50 Terrace St., will meet at noon on Aug. 6. Plans for the second Alexander Frankfort Day on Sept. 30 will be discussed. After the meeting, a presentation of “Iron Valley The Transformation of the Iron Industry in Ohio’s Mahoning Valley, 1802-1913,” will be shown at the Trumbull County Historical Society, 303 Monroe St. NW, Warren. Members who would like to see the presentation are planning to carpool. All members are welcome.

William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Kravitz’s Deli, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty. James McClellan, the Youngstown Playhouse operations manager and veteran actor and singer, will sing and share about his career as a Mahoning Valley musical performer.


Codependency and Grief Group will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Chapel of the Sheepfold Ministries. A meeting will also take place at 7 p.m. at the Care Center of Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home on N. Main St., Hubbard. Free parking is available across the street from Sheepfold and the Funeral Home’s Care Center. For information, call 330-534-1952 or 724-981-5683.

Friendship Train 12-Step Support Group meets from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Rising Star Baptist Church, 2943 Wardle Ave. People who are trying to overcome any addiction are welcome and encouraged to attend. Those attending should enter through the church’s lower parking lot off Wardle.

NAMI Mahoning Valley offers support groups for those who deal with mental illness. Support groups meet as follows: Girard Family Support, first Thursday of each month at 11 a.m. at the Girard Library, 105 E. Prospect St., and Austintown Family Support Group, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Alta Care, 142 Javit Court. NAMI Connection, a support group for people with a mental-health diagnosis meets at the following locations: 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at Alta Care in Austintown; and NAMI Connection for the dual diagnosed at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Visit, call 330-727-9268, or e-mail for information.

Never Alone Nar-Anon Group, a 12-step program for family, relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. upstairs at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 5211 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. For information, call 330-207-0845.

Overeaters Anonymous Groups have scheduled the following local meetings: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Thomas the Apostle Church Hall, Room 2, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna; 7 p.m. Sunday, Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Road (Route 18), New Castle, Pa.; 1 p.m. Monday, Girard Multigenerational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave.; 6 p.m. Tuesday at Oxford House,30 Benton Road, Salem; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Valley Care-Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; and Thursday, 7:30 p.m. at New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Churchill Hubbard Road, Liberty. All locations are handicap accessible. For information go to, or call Mahoning-Trumbull Counties Help Hotline at 330-747-2696, Columbiana County Help Hotline at 330-424-7767 or Lawrence County Help Hotline at 724-674-3697.

Survivors of Suicide in Columbiana County will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Columbiana Counseling Center, 40722 state Route 154, Lisbon. This support group is for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. For information, call the Help Network of Northeast Ohio at 330-424-7767.

Survivors of Suicide in Mahoning County will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. The support group is for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. For information, call the Help Network of Northeast Ohio at 330-747-2696.

TOPS 327 will meet Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 6:45. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information, call 330-793-4378 or 330-779-0144.

TOPS 1237, Austintown, will meet Thursday at Idaho Road Alliance Church, 250 Idaho Road. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m., followed by the meeting until 6:30. For information, call 330-758-4923.

TOPS 1262, McDonald, meets from 9:15 to 10 a.m. for weigh-in Wednesday in the Community Room at the Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. The meeting will follow the weigh-in. New members are welcome.

TOPS 1497, Youngstown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For information call 330-974-8450.

Club news is published Friday. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by noon Wednesday.

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